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Chandigarh

2007 batch IAS officer Anindita Mitra assumes charge of MC Commissioner

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | August 23, 2021 07:29 PM

CHANDIGARH: New Municipal Corporation Commissioner Ms. Anindita Mitra today said that she will accord top priority to fulfil aspirations of citizens besides striving to make Chandigarh, the city beautiful and 1st on the swacchta rankings.

The 2007 batch IAS officer today assumed the charge of her office here at MCC building today. Besides being the Deputy Commissioner of important districts of Punjab like Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar and Hoshiarpur, Ms. Mitra has remained Director Information and Public Relations, Punjab twice during which she played an important role in organising 550th Parkash Purab of Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji thereby boosting the image of Punjab government across the globe.

She was also one of the longest serving Directors of Department of Food and Civil Supply Punjab during which she not only broke the back bone of transport cartel but also ensured smooth and hassle free procurement operations for four consecutive years. The strenuous efforts made by her for procurement of grains and presenting right image of government during the COVID times was also lauded by one and all.

Meanwhile Ms. Mitra said that main focus will be to provide clean, effective, efficient, transparent and citizen centric administration to people. She said maximum use of technology will be made to further make the city clean, green and pollution free. The Municipal Commissioner also said that efforts will be made to ensure scientific management of garbage thereby giving big reprieve to people.

Soliciting support of people, Ms Mitra said that on her part she will ensure every type of environment friendly initiative development for further facelift of the city adding that people should also walk hand in hand with the administration to maintain the ethos of the historic city. She also said that number one rank of Chandigarh as city beautiful will be ensured at all costs. She also asked the officers to perform their duty zealously for ensuring that citizen centric services to people are provided in hassle free manner.

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